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Costa Rica - Public spending on education as a share of GDP

7.06
(%)
in 2016

In 2016, education expenditure for Costa Rica was 7.06 %. Though Costa Rica education expenditure fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1989 - 2016 period ending at 7.06 % in 2016.

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Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

Date Value Change, %
2016 7.06 -0.15 %
2015 7.07 3.14 %
2014 6.86 0.14 %
2013 6.85 2.38 %
2012 6.69 3.63 %
2011 6.46 -2.70 %
2010 6.63 9.73 %
2009 6.05 22.97 %
2008 4.92 5.54 %
2007 4.66 0.43 %
2006 4.64 -5.56 %
2004 4.91